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GPS transforms road construction


October 11, 2011
By TimesDaily.com

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GPS transforms road construction
Technology has changed drastically since Alabama
Department of Transportation engineer Allen Teague became involved in
building roads.

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Jessie Skelton, of Tuscaloosa-based RayCON Construction, operates a
bulldozer with GPS-guided equipment on a road-building project on
Alabama 24 in Franklin County.  Photo from TimesDaily.com
 

Oct. 11, 2011 – Technology has changed drastically since Alabama Department of Transportation engineer Allen Teague became involved in building roads.

Calculations that were once commonly made with a slide rule are now done completed with the aid of a computer and software programs. | READ MORE

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